On September 24, 2018 at 6:05 a.m., the Harrisburg Police served a search warrant at 2430 Adrian Street. Officers made forced entry through the front door after no one responded nor opened to door. Officers entered and found two children ages 12 and 5 alone in the residence. The children indicated that their mother left to work last evening and would not return until 7 AM. Officers contacted the mother, Erica Williamson who indicated that she would be returning to the home.
Officers initiated the search warrant and immediately located a black backpack on the dining room table with a large quantity of heroin and Ecstasy pills. Officers also found a loaded 9mm handgun on the mother’s dresser along with 45 caliber ammunition. Paraphernalia was found through out the residence in plain view to include 14 bags of marijuana and $470 in cash. These items included cooking and packaging materials for heroin.
The heroin had a street value of $1,600, the Ecstasy pills had a street value of $1,000, and the marijuana had a street value of $500.
A family member’s girlfriend came to the residence and advised that they were there to pick up the two children. They was contacted by Williamson to come pick up the children. Williamson never came back to the residence.
The handgun was registered to Williamson who did have a carry permit issued to her in Dauphin County.
Williamson was taken into custody later in day at a family member's residence. She was arraigned on the following charges: PWI – Heroin, PWI – Ecstasy, PWI – Marijuana, Paraphernalia, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.
Williamson was released on $25,000 unsecured bail